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Wayne, New Jersey
Passaic County
Wayne Township Public School District
Wayne Hills High School is a public school located in Wayne, New Jersey with 1,278 students in grades 9-12.
Highlights
39 AP Scholars, 21 AP Scholars with Honor, 57 AP Scholars with Distinction, 15 National AP Scholars
13 students were Commended by the National Merit Scholarship Program; 3 National Merit Semi-Finalists and 6 National Merit Commended
All students use 1:1 personal Chromebooks in each grade.
Awards

Our Math League team is currently in 1st place in Passaic County and the Computer Science League team has two teams in separate divisions currently tied for first place in international competition in the American Computer Science league. Wayne Hills hosts the American Computer Science League All-Star contest featuring the best programming teams from around the world.

Location
272 Berdan Avenue
Wayne, NJ 07470
Contact
Principal: Mr. Michael Rewick
973-317-2000
mrewick@WAYNESCHOOLS.COM
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Grades
9-12
White 76%
Black 2%
Asian 12%
Hispanic 8%
American Indian or Native Alaskan 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Multiracial 1%
School size
1,278
students
Female 46.9%
Male 53.1%
Economically disadvantaged students 9%
Students with disabilities 17%
English learners 2%
Homeless students 0%
Students in foster care 0%
Military-connected students 0%
Migrant students 0%
Students by grade
Average number of students per grade
320
Grade Percent of total students Students
9th Grade 26%
338
10th Grade 24%
303
11th Grade 24%
305
12th Grade 26%
332
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English & language arts proficiency
74%
of students

Math proficiency
57%
of students

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Crime per 100 students
1.5
Incidents per year
Violence 8
Weapons 0
Vandalism 1
Substances 8
Harassment, intimidation, and bullying 2
Total incidents 19
Percent of students absent fewer than 10 days
68%
Days absent Percent of students
0 days 3%
1 to 5 days 30%
6 to 10 days 35%
11 to 15 days 21%
Over 15 days 11%
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English 78.5%
Other 10.0%
Arabic 4.3%
Spanish 3.1%
Korean 2.5%
Russian 1.6%
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Learn more about Wayne Hills High School.

Mission

Wayne Hills High School serves an increasingly diverse suburban population by offering a comprehensive education. Our goal is to inspire individual success by creating a safe educational environment that promotes tolerance and respect for others while finding the best in ourselves. By working together with a concerned and dedicated community, we provide students with the educational means to reach their goals.

Academics

We offer a curriculum rich in college preparatory topics and skills from General and Enriched Courses to Honors and Advanced Placement. Our curriculum includes 23 AP courses, our award winning Music program, and our CTE subjects College Accounting, Marketing and Auto, our Dual Enrollment in Child Development III, Photography III, Accounting I and II, College Business I and II, and Marketing I and II. We now offer Mobile APPs as well as many career focused pathways such as Television, Graphic Arts, Family and Consumer Sciences, Robotics, CAD, Photography and Auto Occupations. Students may earn college credits in multiple courses from Accounting to English Composition or get credits for work in our SLE Program.

Sports

Baseball (Boys), Basketball (Boys & Girls), Bowling (Boys & Girls), Cross Country (Boys & Girls), Fencing (Boys & Girls), Field Hockey (Girls), Football (Boys & Girls), Golf (Boys & Girls), Gymnastics (Girls), Ice Hockey (Boys & Girls), Lacrosse (Boys & Girls), Skiing (Boys & Girls), Soccer (Boys & Girls), Softball (Girls), Swimming (Boys & Girls), Tennis (Boys & Girls), Track and Field - Spring (Boys & Girls), Track and Field - Winter (Boys & Girls), Volleyball (Boys & Girls), Wrestling (Boys & Girls)

Clubs

There is truly something for everyone in our clubs and activities. They include Academic Competition, Marching Band, Color Guard,Drill Team, Choral Music, Drama and Theater Arts, FBLA, Interact, Jazz Band, Literary Review, NHS, Patriot Press Newspaper, Peer Leaders, Student Dance Association, Social Eyes, Student Council, Video Club, Winter Guard, Yearbook, String Ensemble, Robotics.

Teachers

Our Tech Team Teacher Leaders are working on designing curriculum and lessons with teachers in order to support our District 1:1 computer initiative. Multiple staff members are Google certified.

Post high school

79% of our students will attend a 4 year college, 11% a 2 year college, with 7% entering the workforce, other educational programs, or the armed services. The PSAT is offered to 10th and 11th graders during the school day once a year. Each Spring, we offer a financial aid presentation for parents. Students work one-on-one with their school counselors to develop graduation plans as well as post-secondary plans.

Supports

Students are supported by a safety net of professionals, such as; guidance counselors, Child Study Team, nurses, Student Assistance Counselor, custodians, and administrative assistants. Our ELL program is designed to further develop student's comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Student are placed in appropriate settings within the least restrictive environment.

Health

Students in the Federal School Lunch Program receive free and reduced breakfast and lunch. Qualifying families are also offered assistance for some events/ programs in school such as Thanksgiving Baskets, food bank, class dues and college applications. All students receive annual health screenings. Bulletin Boards reflect the importance of school attendance, nutrition, drug/tobacco and emotional health information.

Parents

Our PTO supports the students with $20,000 in scholarships every year. Special Education Parent Advisory Group (SEPAG) gives parents opportunities to speak about school or district related issues. WEF donated this year $5,000 to Robotics, and bought several items for music. Every year, students raise food and thousands of dollars to donate to local families in Wayne with much going to Eva's Kitchen in Paterson where students volunteer.

Facilities

We are renovating the science labs to help students access learning environments that stimulate strong growth in scientific thinking and understanding through hands-on learning. These new labs will be bright and spacious and are designed to promote flexible delivery of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). A key component of the instructional delivery platform is the use of the latest generation of flat screen interactive video displays (two per room) featuring touch screen input.

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Wayne Hills High School serves 1330 students, spanning grades 9-12 with a gender enrollment of 52% male and 48% female. The student population ethnicity breakdown is 79.8% white, 11.0% Asian, 7.2% Hispanic, 1.5% black, with .5% other. 16.2% of the student population is classifed as Students with Disabilities and 6.8% are identified as Economically Challenged. The length of the school day is 6 hours an 56 minutes and of that time 5 hours and 36 minutes are identified as instructional time. The student to staff ration is 10.6 to 1, the student to administrator ratio is 221 to 1, and the student to counselor ratio is approximately 221 to 1.

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